Those black borders make high-grade examples scarce, even those coming straight from the wrapper. A look at 1971 Topps baseball wax, rack and cello packs with a special focus on the star-studded third series.
Modern Sports Card News
More Young Guns and a couple of new inserts will greet collectors who open 2018-19 Upper Deck Series 2 hockey, set to arrive after the first of the year.
The dealers have spoken and the National Sports Collectors Convention will return to Cleveland but it’s still a Chicago-heavy rotation over the next few years.
A one-of-a-kind T204 Ramly sheet was cut into individual cards by a hobby legend years ago. Now, SGC wants to try to re-create it in digital form.
Sports Memorabilia News
A Maine TV station is awed by the collection of a local who is all about the Red Sox–past and present.
Around the Hobby
A rare and newly uncovered Yum Yum Tobacco card of Hall of Famer Tim Keefe and several other 19th century gems are headed to the auction block.
The Chantilly Show is back with a big autograph roster; some newly graded iconic baseball cards hit the market; a woman who had a lasting connection to the hobby passes away and the debut jersey worn by last year’s #1 NBA draft pick hits the block.
What’s Hot in the Shop
All four major sports are in motion, which is never a bad thing when you’re selling cards. Mike’s back with the top five hottest products at his shop.